As an artist, D.Focis started his music career professionally in 2002 with the release of "Still Dreamin" independently via Dirty Redd Productions. Since then he released 5 albums; Oxygen (2004), This is not a Demo, and Facemusic (as a member of Hip Hop collective Grownman), The New Tokyo Mixtape (2006) The Be Strong LP (2009). D.Focis is a Hip Hop artist with influences like Common, Slum Village, Mos Def, Talib Kweli and Kanye West. His music is reality based, and generally can be called Positive/Inspirational Hip Hop.
As a producer, his professional start was in Tokyo, Japan in 2005 when he produced "Story of A Sucka MC" by Japanese top Hip Hop artist Zeebra, scoring a platinum plaque in the process. He then went on to produce another hit song for Zeebra in 2006, charting with the hit single "Stop Playin a Wall" Since then he has produced on over 50 Pop, Hip Hop and R&B projects in Japan. In the U.S. he produced two mixtapes with Bobby Creekwater (former Shady Records artist) The BC era, The BC Era Deuce, album songs by Cool Kidz, Nappy Roots, Donnis and countless others. As a producer his influences are J.Dilla, Timbaland, Teddy Riley, Just Blaze, Kanye West, Bach Logic, DJ Hi Tek just to name a few.